Arena Tuesday 9 July 2013

coming up on Friday's show....a special on "Fermata: Writings Inspired by Music", a new anthology which explores the connection between music and the written word...Fairytale of New York, Hofstetter's Serenade and Blueberry Hill - just some of the hits which have provided inspiration for poets and writers through the decades

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Would you like to be in the audience for our special Christmas programme on Tuesday the 20th of December at 6.30pm? The Army No. 1 Band will be joined by soprano Mairead Buicke and members of the New Dublin Voices Choir for some lovely seasonal music.  To apply for tickets to this recording just email by Monday 19th December with your full name, address and number of tickets required to arena@rte.ie 

Arena Tuesday 9th July 2013

Arena Tuesday 9th July 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Joan Bakewell

Joan Bakewell

The hunt is on for the Sky Arts Portrait painter of the year. The Dublin heat will be held on Sunday July 14th at Dublin's RDS. Sky Arts Presenter Joan Bakewell joins Seán Rocks.

Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen

Jim Carroll on the music and career of Bruce Springsteen ahead of his Irish dates. Bruce Springsteen will be part of a panel discussion at this year's Kinsale Arts Festival - www.kinsaleartsfestival.com.

Animation In Ireland

Animation In Ireland

Evelyn O'Rourke reports on the hugely successful animation industry here in Ireland including Doc McStuffins, Henry Hugglemonster and Ninja 9.

Jessie J & Jean Kavanagh

Jessie J & Jean Kavanagh

Jessie J was forced to cancel her visit to RTE due to illness. Jean Kavanagh from Dunshaughlin in County Meath, a fan of Jessie J performs 'Price Tag' on the ukelele.

Author Susan Stairs

Author Susan Stairs

Author Susan Stairs on her book 'The Story Of Before'. The Publishers are Corvus Books.

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Presenter: Seán Rocks

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